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Tuesday May 20, 2014

Henderson State (AR): Henderson State University Strength and Conditioning is looking for one (1) volunteer unpaid strength and conditioning intern positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Internship will begin August 11th and continue through December 2014. This is an unpaid internship but great opportunity to gain experience working with high level athletes. Duties: Assist S & C coordinators with all aspects of training for football. Provide leadership and instruction in the athletic development of student athletes to include skill analysis, teach proper technique and adapt workouts to match each sports specific need. Provide encouragement, motivate, and give feedback to student athletes to ensure maximum development of athletic potential. Assist with outside activities as assigned by HC and S & C Coach. Job Requirements: Strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. CPR/First Aid certified. Desired Skills: Knowledge and experience in all areas of strength training including Olympic style lifting as well as speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility and conditioning methods. Working towards or completion of an undergrad/grad degree in Exercise Science or related field. Currently certified or working towards certification from nationally known organization. Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field as well as fulfill school internship hours if necessary. If interested send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Jason Smelser, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday May 19, 2014

University of Redlands (D-III - CA): Redlands is looking for candidates to fill their head strength and conditioning coach position. Description: Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, serves as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for twenty-one intercollegiate programs in addition to providing oversight for all activities associated with the ongoing, daily operations of the Fitness Center, a 7500 sq. ft. facility open to the university community. For more information please visit the following link; http://www.redlands.edu/offices-directories/human-resources/19087.aspx#.U3pZdvldWyU

Seattle University (WA): Seattle University Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for two (2) volunteer UNPAID strength and conditioning intern positions for the Fall 2014 Quarter. Internships will begin September 22 and continue through December 6, 2014. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division-I Collegiate strength and conditioning setting. The internship may fulfill course credit if necessary. Qualifications: Currently pursuing a bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, currently hold or pursuing CSCS, USAW, and/or SCCC certification(s), and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Compensation: This is a UNPAID VOLUNTEER position. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Isaiah Gonzales, Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University Strength and Conditioning program is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for strength and conditioning interns for the SUMMER 2014 semester. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Midwestern State University’s 12 Division II intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; NSCA-CSCS or USAW certifications; CPR certification. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Having a background in performing and coaching Olympic lifts is preferred. Compensation: This is a non-paid position, but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Zack Gillen or Dalton Smith, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. respectively. Internship Dates: June 2 –August 8.

Thursday May 15, 2014

Cumberland University (TN): Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two (2) volunteer unpaid strength and conditioning intern positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Internship will begin August 7 and continue through December 6, 2014. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach; strong work ethic; punctual. Preferred: Currently possess or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; previous internship/coaching experience; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to: Assisting strength coaches with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning/sports performance programs, daily weight room maintenance and upkeep, and any other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field as well as fulfill school internship hours if necessary. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LA Tech head strength coach Kurt Hester put on the pads and provided some big spring ball inspiration

Indiana State: Indiana State University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning position. This is a one-year appointment for the 2014-15 academic year with the opportunity of renewal to complete degree. Candidates must be accepted into a graduate program at Indiana State University, or in process of applying. This position will start in August of 2014. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science or Related Field, and previous internship experience in the collegiate athletic setting. CPR/First-Aid/AED Certification required (can be obtained upon arrival to campus). Punctuality, enthusiasm, strong work ethic, ability to work early mornings and late evenings. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified through CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW COMPENSATION: Full Graduate Tuition up to 18 credit hours per year, and $8,000 stipend for the academic year (multiple payment options). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of the training programs 2-3 teams as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday May 14, 2014

Wisconsin-Whitewater: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has a Strength & Conditioning Internship for Fall or Spring or Both Semester 2014-15 available. - Update: Post has been removed at the request of UWW. 

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): The Robert Morris University Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship for the Fall 2014 Semester. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of weight room and facilities. This is an unpaid position. If chosen for this internship opportunity, you will gain valuable experience, be educated on training philosophy, Olympic lifts, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Qualifications include: strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should have, or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s degree in a related field. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Paul Krasinski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday May 13, 2014

South Florida: Head strength coach Hans Straub has been suspended "indefinitely" following a tweet during the NFL Draft. Update: Straub has resigned. 

New Mexico Highlands: New Mexico Highlands University is accepting applications for a Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position will oversee the strength and conditioning program for student athletes at NMHU by providing leadership and security in the Athletic Weight room. Minimum Job Requirements: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any field. Experience: One (1) year experience working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred: Collegiate or professional experience with certification in strength and conditioning or ability to become certified in the first year of employment. To Apply: A complete application must include a 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) University Employment application, 4) copies of transcripts, and 5) the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To see the full job listing visit www.nmhu.edu/jobs.

Black Hills State (D-II - SD): Black Hills State University (Division II), located in Spearfish, SD and a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), is accepting applications for a full-time Head Strength and Conditioning Specialist. This position will include overseeing the strength and conditioning programs for all intercollegiate athletes at Black Hills State University. The position will be responsible for developing a systematic exercise prescription training program for both teams and individual athletes, for each of the 12 athletic programs at Black Hills State University. They also must acknowledge and follow all the policies, procedures, and regulations set forth by the NCAA DII, RMAC, and University as they apply to strength & conditioning and the student-athlete well being. A BA is required, along with being a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Preferred qualifications include collegiate work background and administrative experience. This is a 12 month full time position with no class room responsibilities, but will require availability in the evenings and weekends. The salary range will be commensurate with experience and degree. This position will report directly to the Director of Athletics. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls.

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